Hybrid Stepper Motors Provide Maximum Acceleration

December 13, 2007 5:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

AMETEK Technical & Industrial Products announced the MAE brand “HY Series” hybrid stepper motors which exhibit low rotor inertia to promote maximum possible acceleration. These motors can provide accurate open-loop control and high-speed operation suitable for a wide range of positioning applications. The hybrid stepper motors are offered in four standard NEMA frame sizes (16, 17, 23, and 42) with step resolutions of 1.8º (200 steps per rev) in full-step mode.

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Slotless Brushless DC Motors

December 10, 2007 10:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ametek Technical & Industrial Products introduced its Pittman size 04 slotless brushless DC motors that can perform with virtually no noise or vibration at the highest speeds. Their Parallex coil-winding geometry is engineered to generate more power using less energy for maximized operation and efficiency. Their compact size can accommodate a range of applications characterized by small design

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Full Line Catalog of Switches

December 10, 2007 10:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components launched a full line catalog that contains over 40,000,000 possible part numbers of standard switch products that include pushbutton, tactile, detect, toggle, rocker, DIP, slide, snap, rotary, switchlocks and thumbwheels. Low-profile surface mount tactile switches, ultra-miniature detect switches and navigation switches are also included. The format of the catalog features selector guides to help users find the most suitable switch series easily.

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Motor Mounts Supplied as a Kit

December 10, 2007 10:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bishop-Wisecarver Corp. announced its line of motor mounts that are supplied as a kit complete with shaft coupling and mounting hardware. They are available to fit any manufacturer’s motor or gearbox. Engineering and design services, including CAD drawings, are available for each motor mount.

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Electromechanical Relays for 5 kV Switching

December 10, 2007 10:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Electronic Components, Inc. announced its Durakool brand of electromechanical relays. The range includes industry standard relays for both industrial and printed circuit board applications with switching ranges from 8A to 30A/230V AC or more. The range also includes relays for up to 5 kV switching

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Miniature Slide Switches Feature Low Profile

December 10, 2007 10:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components developed its JS Slide Series of low-profile miniature slide switches that are suitable for applications with limited PC board space and height restrictions, including mobile telecommunications, computers and remote control equipment. One- or two-pole miniature switches feature 2 mm high actuators (some l mm models), making them easy to operate. Available in single-, double- and triple-throw circuits

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Rocker Switches with Numerous Options

December 10, 2007 10:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Apem Components, Inc. introduced its 2600 Series of rocker switches for power applications with capacitive and inductive circuits as well as common resistive circuits. These switches are suitable for a variety of industries that include commercial and business equipment, medical, security, industrial controls, transportation and automotive, and appliances. The switches satisfy power ratings up to 15A at 250V AC

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VHD for High Load Motion Control Applications

December 10, 2007 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kerk Motion Products announced its VHD series for eliminating drag and wear associated with high pre-load forces. The anti-backlash assembly provides maximum load-carrying capability and high axial and radial stiffness. Designed for smooth, quiet operation and long life, the assembly provides low drag torque

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Compact Speed Controller for Brushless DC Motors

December 10, 2007 8:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxon Precision Motors introduced its DECS 50/5 (digital EC controller sensorless) controller for driving brushless DC motors without Hall sensors. Typical sensorless drives such as pumps and fan applications can be created because of integrated controlling algorithms. The input voltage range of 10V to 50V enables flexibility and adaptability. In continuous operation, an output current of 5A of the power stage is permissible

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Reduced-Size Relay Saves Space

December 10, 2007 8:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Global Components & Controls reduced the overall size of its G71 relay by 33 percent while retaining the universal footprint. Two versions are available with ratings of either 5A at 120V AC/28V DC, 7A at 240V AC or 10A at 120V AC/28V DC, 12A at 240V AC. The relay is offered with 1 Form A or 1 Form C configurations in a sealed enclosure. Dielectric strength is 1,500V AC between coil and contacts

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DC Power Relays for Green Power Applications

December 10, 2007 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announced its G9E Series of DC power relays that provide a means of disconnect in high power battery applications. These relays feature a sealed, gas-filled construction that cools the arc created during switching so that the contact gap is reduced, allowing for a 70 percent reduction in overall size when compared to contactors. An added benefit is a reduction of

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Programmable Stepper Drives for Stand-Alone Operation

December 10, 2007 8:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Motion Products introduced its ST5-Si stepper drives that are programmable for stand-alone operation with proprietary Si Programmer Windows-based software with integrated tuning. A graphical point-and-click format combines motion, I/O and operator interface functionality for simple machine sequencing. These drives deliver 24V DC to 48V DC with output current from 0.5A to 5.0A. They protect against over-voltage, under-voltage, over-temp and external output shorts

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Power-rated Illuminated Pushbuttons for Light Industrial Applications

December 4, 2007 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches’ LB, YB, UB and UB2 families of power-rated illuminated devices are suitable for industrial applications. The series is comprised of several comprehensive families of pushbutton switches ranging from 3A at125V/250V AC to 5A at 30V DC, these switches are offered in various shapes including round, square and rectangular, with multiple cap styles, illumination types and colors. Bi-color versions can also be specified.

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Long ball screws for high-speed, low-noise applications

December 3, 2007 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

SKF USA announced long lead ball screws designed for linear actuation in high-speed, low-noise applications. Their design allows the drive motor to move with the adjustment nut to help reduce inertia and use less power. Versions include the Series SLT with axial play and Series BLT with backlash elimination. Diameters range from 25 mm to 50 mm and leads range from

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Industrial Four and Seven Port USB 2.0 Hubs Provide High Data Rate to Host

December 3, 2007 5:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel Systems expanded their line of USB hubs to include both 4-port and 7-port versions that are USB 2.0 compliant, providing a full 480M bps data rate to the host, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 and 1.0 devices. Each includes a wall-mount AC adapter that supplies a full 500 mA to each attached USB peripheral. The HUB4P integrates SeaLATCH locking USB ports that are fully compatible with standard USB cables.

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